Roles and affiliations

Rights Lab, University of Nottingham, Professor of Modern Slavery Statistics (20%)

Investigatory Powers Commissioner, Chair of Technology Advisory Panel

Office for National Statistics, Chair of Methodological Assurance Panel for Modernising the Census

PUBLIC.IO,  Chief Scientific Adviser

Academic Committee for the Big Mathematics Initiative, Council of Mathematical Sciences (Chair)

Board, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

Diversity Committee, Royal Society

Advisory Group, Science and Religion Project, Theos/Faraday Institute

Reference Group, Alliance 8.7 Knowledge Platform, United Nations University

Goodbox (Advisory Board member)

Marsham Court Management Company Ltd (Chair of the Board)




Emeritus Professor of Statistics, University of Oxford
Emeritus Henry Overton Wills Professor of Mathematics, University of Bristol
Associate Fellow, Green Templeton College, Oxford
Honorary Fellow, Jesus College, Cambridge
Honorary Fellow, St Chad’s College, Durham
Visiting Professor, University of Lancaster
Honorary Doctor of Science, Universities of St Andrews, Lancaster, Bath and Bristol



Committee on National Statistics' planning committee on Approaches to Estimating the Prevalence of Human Trafficking in the United States, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Education, USA.

Prime Minister’s Task Force on Modern Slavery

Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence, Senior Advisory Board

UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science, Board member


1 July 2019